ITT Programme Leader

We are looking for a Programme Leader for Initial Teacher Training to start 1st September 2022


At the LETTA Trust we believe that a high-quality education has the power to combat social inequality and to change lives. Our Initial Teacher Training provision trains over fifty new teachers a year, and our excellent retention rates ensure great teachers are making a big, long-term difference in local schools.

Our provision has been graded Outstanding by Ofsted and is the largest SCITT locally. We have been a provider for 10 years and have strong and long-standing relationships with local partners. We work with a diverse range of settings for primary and secondary placements: mainstream, multi-academy trusts, free schools, SEND, nursery and faith schools, and have strong partnerships with local and national organisations. Our dedicated staff team is the key to our success; building strong relationships, working together, and looking after each other are important.

  • Are you committed to excellence for the schools and children in East London and beyond?
  • Do you want to be a part of shaping teaching into the future?
  • Do you enjoy autonomy and seek to improve your own practice?

Yes? Then your future is with The LETTA Trust.

The successful candidate will be part of the Trust’s School Improvement Team and will work closely with the Director of School Improvement and the Headteachers in each school. This post offers the opportunity to develop your own expertise and leadership skills through an active programme of bespoke leadership training and regular 1:1 development meetings with the Director of School Improvement, focusing on personal reflection, coaching & problem-solving.

To discuss the post please contact Ben Sperring, Director of School Improvement, via email: 

Closing date for applications: 18th March 2022 (via email to

Interviews: 28th March 2022 (Stage 1) and 29th March 2022 (Stage 2)

We are an inclusive employer and strive for equity in the workplace. We welcome your application whatever your ethnic background, gender, ability, sexuality, religion or age.

The LETTA Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS checks.

The LETTA Trust Programme Leader for ITT Person Specification

The LETTA Trust Programme Leader for ITT Job Description

Culture Playbook LETTA School Improvement Team

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